June 2018 Price Concessions/NCSO – 3rd update


June 2018 Price Concessions/NCSO – 3rd update

June 21, 2018

Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has today granted the following list of price concessions:

Drug Pack size Price Concession
Co-codamol 30mg/500mg capsules 100 £4.50
Diamorphine 10mg powder for solution for injection ampoules 5 £16.56
Doxazosin 4mg tablets 28 £0.78
Glimepiride 3mg tablets 30 £4.00
Latanoprost 50micrograms/ml/timolol 5mg/ml eye drops 2.5ml £6.90
Latanoprost 50micrograms/ml eye drops 2.5ml £12.48
Nicorandil 10mg tablets 60 £2.50
Nicorandil 20mg tablets 60 £4.65
Pioglitazone 30mg tablets 28 £6.50
Pioglitazone 45mg tablets 28 £6.00
Tolterodine 1mg tablets 56 £3.16
Topiramate 100mg tablets 60 £15.75
Topiramate 25mg tablets 60 £5.75
Topiramate 50mg tablets 60 £8.50

DHSC previously (19.06.2018) granted the following price concessions:

Drug Pack size Price Concession
Amisulpride 100mg tablets 60 £9.95
Amisulpride 50mg tablets 60 £7.52
Bicalutamide 150mg tablets 28 £16.00
Bicalutamide 50mg tablets 28 £14.75
Chlorpromazine 50mg tablets 28 £31.46
Doxazosin 1mg tablets 28 £0.80
Doxazosin 2mg tablets 28 £0.70
Irbesartan 150mg tablets 28 £3.99
Irbesartan 300mg tablets 28 £5.49
Irbesartan 75mg tablets 28 £2.35
Mirtazapine 15mg orodispersible tablets 30 £1.27
Mirtazapine 45mg orodispersible tablets 30 £1.76
Orlistat 120mg capsules 84 £20.00
Sodium Valproate SF Liquid 200mg/5ml 300ml £5.94

DHSC previously (15.06.2018) granted the following price concessions:

Drug Pack size Price Concession
Amisulpride 200mg tablets 60 £14.98
Aripiprazole 10mg tablets 28 £2.86
Digoxin 125microgram tablets 28 £1.50
Digoxin 250microgram tablets 28 £1.50
Digoxin 62.5microgram tablets 28 £1.50
Lacidipine 2mg tablets 28 £2.95
Levetiracetam 100mg/ml Oral Solution 300ml £6.95
Oxybutynin 2.5mg tablets 56 £2.23
Perindopril erbumine 4mg tablets 30 £2.42
Telmisartan 20mg tablets 28 £0.95
Trimethoprim 200mg tablets 6 £0.40
Trimethoprim 50mg/5ml oral suspension SF 100ml £3.52
Venlafaxine 37.5mg tablets 56 £2.96

No additional endorsements are required for price concessions. A price concession only applies for the month in which it is granted.

PSNC is still working with the DHSC to agree further concessionary prices on other drugs reported to be unavailable at the stated June 2018 Drug Tariff price.  Contractors will be alerted to further updates to the price concession list through our website and via our e-news email.  If you wish to subscribe to our email list, you can receive an email as soon as any announcements are made. Please note that PSNC cannot provide details of any generic products awaiting price concession approval from DHSC.

If you have problems obtaining a Part VIII product or problems obtaining the product at the stated Drug Tariff price, please report the issue to PSNC using the online feedback form on the PSNC Website.
Please include full details of the supplier and price paid for any products sourced above the Drug Tariff price. PSNC will investigate the extent of the problem and if appropriate discuss the issue with DHSC.

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